Country Property

May 30, 2012

Unique Country Home for Sale in Auburn, California

Here’s an unusual house we just listed for sale a few miles north of Auburn, California.  What’s so unusual about it? Besides incorporating a dome as […]
April 25, 2012

10304 Kenwood Drive, Grass Valley, CA Two New Photos

I’m going to lose my job as Jenkins Team photographer if CJ keeps taking shots like these.  We weren’t happy with the cover photo I took […]
March 23, 2012

Cool Little Cabin in the Woods

CJ and I just closed the transaction on a rural property between Auburn and Grass Valley, California.  We presented title to our buyers for this little “cabin” in the woods.  […]
December 19, 2011

5 Reasons Nevada County Has the Potential to Feed Itself

Could we really be self-reliant?  Could we actually sustain ourselves with wholesome, healthy food and water?  The answer is . . . yes, for 5 principal […]
November 7, 2011

Rural Home Inspections

  Inspecting rural homes will  involve several system reports not usually required in urban or suburban sales.  In addition to the items discussed in our other […]
November 3, 2011

The Costs of Home Inspections

Costs of home inspections will vary from one locale to another.   Below are typical costs incurred in Placer County and Nevada County, two counties in northern […]
October 12, 2010

The Perfect Farm

Perhaps you have the dream of buying a parcel and starting a farm.  Perhaps you plan to start with a garden (wise idea) and then “grow” into […]
September 19, 2010

How to Make Millions from a Secret Creek

Measure the volume and value of water in a small creek.
July 27, 2010

Ditch Water

Irrigation water in the Sierra Foothills is not immune to the politics of  California Water Wars.  Water is a precious commodity and transporting water is expensive, especially to the thirsty […]